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Oct 9, 2012 4:00am EDT
minnesota. showers around minneapolis and green bay. moving later into chicago and kansas city. >> 60s in the midwest. and 70s from albuquerque all the way to boise. >>> when we come back this morning, one of the worst cases of hoarding ever. we'll tell you where and show you just how bad it is. >>> and something new in the sugary beverage battle. get ready for soda machines that dispense calorie counts. >>> and the show must go on, they say. a qvc guest passes out on the air. but the co-host, he keeps on pitching. >>> welcome back, everyone. american airlines is promising improvement this morning. the bankrupt carrier's ceo admits the past couple of weeks have been rough on its passengers. but delays and cancellations, but its on-time performance last month was 25% worse than its major competitors. but ceo tom horton says american is working through its problems. >>> there is good news down the road for california drivers. analysts say wholesale gas prices are plunging, that's right, plunging. and retail prices should catch up later this week. the state is allowing refineries to switc
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Oct 3, 2012 4:30am EDT
city made the list of america's sharpest cities. >> and a look ahead at the to close outpared the regular season and home. one more game today. the team is the nationals will end the .egular season at home today >> the champions will close out philliess against the to wait toey have out who they will play in the first round of the playoffs. teddy roosevelt will more shot. he seems to have trouble every time it tries to block out the competition. attend -- the fans attending this afternoon's game pin even if a teddy they don't win today. the birds, made the playoffs for since 1987, still behind the new york yankees. they beat the red sox last night. can force a one-game tiebreaker. that is if they win tonight and beat the yankees. we hope all falls into place d.c.baltimore and >> let's check and wood jacqui jeras on the weather. >> dense fog advisory is in across maryland and extreme northern virginia. even though we don't have an advisory in the metro, it is foggy withy visibility at a half mile at national and a third of a mile at dulles. warm temperatures. 70 in d.c., 64 at
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Oct 3, 2012 6:00pm EDT
of their paycheck to the city. sam ford has more on what to get back.t but i do not understand what is on in this place. >> i do not understand what is going on in this place. >> the council took up several e revenuegetting mor workers, since d.c. prohibited from taxing residents. new-ill would provide all to give back 4% of their salary. >> those dollars within our city. if you go to ask the workers, it "if you live in d.c.?" >> i live in maryland. i have been in maryland all of my life. of the city's 31,000 58% do not live in the city. one worker moved to maryland h his new wife. i was born in d.c. >> he was not at the hearing and those that were read council the riot act. >> we, of course, want to hear the public. do not affect our ability to people and retain them. >> in northwest washington, sam ford, abc 7 news. as it could as good be. and feeling more like summer around here. afteras more, coming up the break. and another showdown this weekend. one for the record book. [ mamale announcer ] we the people, the middle class, who move our country forward, work hard, raise familie
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Oct 9, 2012 6:00pm EDT
to keep the fans moving. the loser will have to apply the plight of the winning city over city hall. -- fly the flag of the winning city over city hall. >> nasa is concerned over what curiosity salt. >> what inspired astor not martelly to write a book about a mouse? >> cloudy and chilly now, but much better weather is on the way. pala howze: it just seems like such an... infringement on our lives. how dare they step into my life that way. it's none of their business. he's trying to restrict us again. he's taking us backwards. george allen is the last thing we need in washington. anncr: the democratic senatorial campaign committee is... responsible for the content of this advertising. >> retired after not martelly, the husband of -- retired astronauts mark kelly has written a book called mouse tronaut. he said he is inspired to write by what he calls a crisis in education. >> we are often not in the top 50 anymore. we used to be at the top. >> there is mark kelly with former -- with his wife, former congresswoman gabrielle giffords. >> an incredible look at another first on
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Oct 9, 2012 12:00am EDT
. now covering 3000 more 4g cities and towns than verizon. at&t. rethink possible. ♪ >> jimmy: we're back. tonight on the program, from "the x-factor" on fox, judge demi lovato is here. and then all the way from england, this is his debut album called "every kingdom," ben howard from the bud light stage. tomorrow night megan mullally, the castoffs from "dancing with the stars" double elimination night, and we'll have music from father john misty. and later this week kevin james, will arnett, chris elliot, from the movie "the perks of being a wallflower" ezra miller, and music from dwight yoakam and bloc party. so, join us then. our first guest tonight, so much more than my former boyfriend, no less than roger ebert predicts that his new film will win best picture at the academy awards. it is called "argo." it opens in theaters friday, please say hello to ben affleck. [ cheers and applause ] ♪ >> jimmy: how are you? >> thank you very much. very exciting. >> jimmy: i heard you have a cold, now i can hear it in your voice. >> a bit of a cold and i'll try to hold it together. >> jim
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Oct 4, 2012 5:00am EDT
get past 17, getting a area, movinglm well, rolling along at speed from dale city to the occoquan. avenal on the beltway in maryland. a live look at the american legion bridge. inner loop and outer loop travel delays.d speed and no eastbound travel, montgomery county is clear all the way to 95. back to you. >> thank you. 69 degrees. facebook giving you a new way content, but it e with a pr ♪ [ male announcer ] the first look...is only the beginning. ♪ ♪ introducing a stunning work of technology. ♪ introducing the entirely new lexus es. and the first ever es hybrid. this is the pursuit of perfection. and the first ever es hybrid. i'll have the build your own burger with a...n? sunny-side up egg, jack cheese, jill. and, uh... make it a doue. inspiration can come from anywhere. build your own burgers are now at denny's. >> you are watching abc 7's "good morning washington" with cynne simpson and steve chenevey. this is "good morning washington," on your side. our top stories. taxes, deficits, jobs, health -- takingaking staged center stage. romney came off as aggressive the 9
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Oct 5, 2012 4:30am EDT
tourist open up fire in a hotel into a resort city. we can pull up a picture so you can get a sense of what the area looks like. it is a large resort area with a lot of hotels. it is a report of a young american possibly in an exchange program and was living at the hotel. the hotel is called the leonardo club. it's on the red sea. he was in the hotel and took a gun from the security guard and then shot somebody with the gun. one person has been killed. no identity on that person nor the gunman. there are some reports right now within the past couple of minutes coming out of israel that they the gunman had possibly been shot a few minutes ago by a swat team. we have not confirmed that. we are working to confirm that for you and to try to get more information about the gunman. we hope to have that later in the newscast. back to you. >> thank you. some folks in north dakota getting a taste of winter and early. they had to pull out the snow shovels and the scraper's. snowstorm left 65 the hundred homes and businesses without power. -- 65000 homes and businesses without power. >> let's
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Oct 4, 2012 11:35pm EDT
fadden and bill weir in new york city, this is "nightline," october 4th, 2012. >> good evening, i'm terry moran. well, tonight, there may be a secret cash cow parked in your driveway. because that old car may actually be worth thousands of dollars more than you think. when it comes to receiving your own car, some quick, easy, do it yourself tips could help you increase the price, and there's a lot more to it than just hanging up a gas station air freshener in there. abc's sharyn alfonsi brings us the best strategy for selling your old wheels. >> reporter: meet the gross family. brian, his wife lauren, dog layla and that's their baby, who often gets into the car through the trunk. doesn't take long to figure out why they need to sell their car. >> it's a disaster. >> reporter: so, if your wife wanted to get in here she would have to sit like this, right? she would have to be, like, in the fetal position. the blue book value for the car is $9,000, but a local car dealer offered him four. he thinks it's worth more. so, brian is trying to sell it himself, putting up signs, listing it online at auto
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Oct 5, 2012 4:00am EDT
minnesota. >> just 47 in the twin cities. 50s for much of the midwest and central plains. 77 in dallas. and 80s from new orleans to new york. 60s from salt lake city to seattle. >>> and when we come back this morning, with all the talk about jobs, we get some all-important numbers later today. >>> then, more coffee, more jobs. starbucks announcing ambitious, new plans. >>> and lights, camera, will you marry me? what might be one of the most intricate wedding proposals ever. >>> welcome back, everybody. well, from wall street to the campaign trail, the big focus is today's release of the september employment report, the next-to-last one before the election. and it is likely to show more jobs created last month than in august. but not by much. and ahead of the numbers we get another snapshot on jobs. the number of americans applying for first-time unemployment benefits rose slightly for the week. up to 377,000. >>> if you thought mortgage rates couldn't go any lower, think again. rates have tumbled to all-time lows for the second-straight week, falling as the federal reserve buys bonds t
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Oct 5, 2012 11:35pm EDT
city, this is "nightline," october 5th, 2012. >> good evening, i'm terry moran. you might find them going door to door in a neighborhood near ewe. young men in shirts and ties, hoping to convert people to the church of jesus christ of latter day saints. one of the fastest growing religions in the world. this work is part of a demanding two-year right of passage, a journey once taken by mitt romney. abc's bob woodruff brings us this look inside. [ knocking ] >> hi, how are you doing today? >> we're missionaries from the church -- >> reporter: the two-year mission is a right of passage for most young mormon men. >> have you ever seen missionaries in this neighborhood before? >> reporter: there are 55,000 missionaries, serving around the world. and the church allowed our team rare access into their world for two days. of door knocking, teaching -- >> called the vision of the tree of life. >> reporter: and community service. >> i am a mormon. >> i'm a mormon. >> reporter: mormons have never been so visible. while mitt romney's presidential candidacy may have ushered in a mormon moment i
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Oct 2, 2012 5:00am EDT
as holiday. eight years after the team arrived in d.c. from montreal, a celebration of a likes the city has not seen in 80 years. washington nationals fans have waited a lifetime for this. >> i was not expecting a winning season. it's been a pleasant surprise. the team lost the game, but fans and players found out that second place atlanta had lost to pittsburgh, allowing washington to clinch the national league east division. get better than that. lost, but we still clinched. >> 96 wins so far. hard to believe a d.c. team that finished with more wins shotlosses actually has a finish with the best record in baseball. >> we want to have three more of these. we want to get the trophy. >> the 19-year-old ces harper tweeted tour de france after the game, thanking them. .tweeted to the fans >> we appreciate it. stay with abc 7 for continuing coverage of the amazing season. and there's more on our website, wjla.com. >> new this morning, one person afterto the hospital to escapeom a window a town house fire. it started after midnight on new britain circle in manassas. people were checked out at th
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Oct 3, 2012 6:00am EDT
in the northern city of aleppo. dozens of people trapped under some of the rubble. we are hearing there's possibly a fourth explosion detonated a few hundred meters away from the initial explosions. witnesses on the ground said that it felt like a series of earthquakes. once again, we are hearing up to 40 people have been killed in the explosions and dozens more injured. back to you. >> thank you. president obama and mitt romney meeting for their first debate before the november election. >> baxter night. it will focus on foreign-policy and several issues. -- that is tonight. brianne carter has a preview. >> both candidates have been preparing for weeks. now they will go face-to-face in their first presidential debate. after months of back-and-forth battles, tonight president and republican hopeful mitt romney will share the same stage in denver for the first presidential debate. >> governor romney and president obama will meet on the stage behind me. >> the latest abc news poll says the race for president is still very close. what happens tonight could have an impact on the two campaigns that are
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Oct 5, 2012 5:00am EDT
quite well. this is 66 and glebe road.keep in mind, crystal city, there is a closure on glebe road due to a utility pole down. northbound lanes expected to reopen at noon today. southbound will reopen sometime before 6:00. it's between the joists street and south hay. back to you. >> thank you. -- joyce street and hay. >> the associated press reporting a couple minutes ago that an american gunman in a shooting in israel has been shot dead by authorities in israel. they are saying all this appears to stem from some sort of argument or dispute that this american was having with one of the employees of that hotel. the hotel is the leonardo club hotel on the red sea, a resort city in israel. we can show you a picture of what the area looks like. it's one of the hotels in that area. we are hearing this man is of jewish descent but an american citizen in his 20s. he was in israel on a program that brings american jewish children or an people to israel to live and work there for quite some time. it's reported that after he shot and killed one of the employees at the hotel, he barricaded himse
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Oct 9, 2012 6:00am EDT
, but in a few cities they are at all-time highs alre have large swings in prising -- pricing during booms and busts. there will be the labels on soda pop at some vending machines now. wendy's is the fastest fast-food restaurant. i am paula faris. >> the nationals hope a day off and putting in front of the home crowd gives them the tools they need against st. louis. >> the cardinals teeing off on jordan zimmermann. the nationals down. a solo home run. in the sixth inning, a defensive play. in the outfield. he robs danny espinoza of this one. a spectacular catch. sometimes good defense promised a good offense. carlos beltran crushes the homer. >> they had a great lineup. it's tough. you have beltran and it never stops. i was not able to do it tonight >> . game 3 tomorrow. first period at 1:07. edwin jackson will be on the mount against chris carr printer for the cardinals. -- fristfirst pitch at 1:07. the orioles took a lead. then the game winner in the sixth inning. johnson struck out alex rodriguez to end the game. >> redskins fans can breathe easier this morning. coach mike shanahan says
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Oct 4, 2012 12:00am EDT
of "american idol," extensions will be pulled. you know, back in july, the city council here in l.a. voted to ban medical marijuana dispensaries. we have 1,000 of them. they were supposed to close, until tens of thousands of signatures were collect and the stores are going to remain open. it turns out, circulating a petition is the only thing pot smokers aren't too lazy to do. and they did it. and the city council responded, and they voted 11-2 to overturn the ban. this is really -- it's great news for the thousands of people who suffer from fake back pain, fake neck pain, fake sleep disorders. also great news for the makers of chex party mix. meanwhile, in colorado, veterinarians there are saying they've seen an increase in the number of docks being brought in for treatment because they're high. the number of dogs being treated for pot consumption has quadrupled since medical marijuana was legalized in colorado 12 years ago. they say there's been a huge increase in the number of dogs streaming the movie "harold and kumar" on netflix. this is how you can tell if your dog is stoned. do they
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Oct 8, 2012 12:00pm EDT
is the ad. these posters and ads caused controversy in new york city a few weeks ago. now they are in the district. metro bought them fearing they would spark violence. judges ruled in favor of them for freedom of speech. they will be going up in four metro stations. riders what by dozens of ads on a daily basis. many support causes like education and aids awareness. some tell us this is not any different. >> i guess it is ok. >> others feel otherwise. >> i feel like if people are violent overseas they may get violent year. i think they should not put it up. >> she is referring to the recent youtube video that caused violent and of the protests across the middle east. the organization behind these ads says they are not trying to promote violence. some riders helped the group is prepared for backlash just like a maker of the youtube them. >> it goes along the same lines. >> the judge ruled metro officials must put the ads up by 5:00 this evening. metro officials tell us they will comply with the judge's orders. >> it was a cold start to the moment after the big chill came i
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Oct 4, 2012 12:00pm EDT
the city what they spent after they estimate the city make $500,000 per game on revenue from hotel and restaurant taxes. >> despite the win for the nationals, one of the big in the form of a teddy finally winning the mascot race. big win, and as i found out, teddy still celebrating. >> what might be the longest streak in all of sports a end right here. finally got it done. -- and end right here. got it done. what were you thinking when he finally got it done? >> it like a grand celebration. much does this mean to the team and the fans? they started chanting his over and over. last time they started -- they did that? everybody wanted it, and teddy get his was going to together and give it to .im >> they rallied for this guy. when you saw all of these people cheering, it had to moment, and a great you, too? >> you got a thrill out of that? he was ready to do it. >> the big question is will it continue down? he is the only one that can question. in october.possible >> can you pull another one out you one and done? that looks like a man with confidence. congratulations. best wishes in
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Oct 5, 2012 11:00pm EDT
ourselves , for the city of , d.c., and all of the fans who have supported the team losing seasons. for us to finally bring history city is special in its own. show you how the cardinals punched their ticket to the division series. a controversial play fly ball. it was a late infield fly rule, called by the umpires. -- mattat the plate t the plate. they go on to victory. back to the controversial call. the braves thought they had the bases loaded. fans in atlanta went crazy. trash started raining down from the stands. the game for 19 s to clean up and settle things down. chipper jones retired after the game. a bit embarrassed by how atlanta reacted. >> it is disappointing any time something like that happens. obviously, delays in the game w everybody off their game. you never want to see something that violence like that. is for sure. you will not be able to say that braves fans do not care. you got the right. also tonight, the a.l. wild card game in texas. and jones connected, a fly ball to left. in the seventh, andino at mclouth at the plate. andino scores easily. top of the ninth, the o
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Oct 2, 2012 4:00am EDT
will stop selling master keys to some of the most sensitive locks in the city, including the world trade center site. the keys are meant for firefighters and city officials to access electric panels and subway stations. a "new york post" reporter bought a set on ebay for $160. >> that is alarming. >>> it is time, now, for the weather from across this great nation. severe storms, with gusty winds and hail, from cincinnati to pittsburgh and lexington. showers with peeks of sunshine from new york to d.c. thunderstorms from the carolinas, georgia and florida. and more record heat in the southwest. >> this great nation. you go, paula. and, my fellow americans, 102 in phoenix, 94 in sacramento. upper 60s and 70s from the midwest to the east coast. >>> and when we come back this morning, the major food recall that just got a lot bigger. >>> also, a recall of some of the most popular cars in america. 600,000 hondas that need a fix to prevent a possible fire. >>> also this morning, here comes money boo-boo. honey boo-boo and her reality show family land a very sweet, new deal. >>> and welcome bac
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Oct 2, 2012 6:00am EDT
of a likes the city has not seen in 80 years. washington nationals fans awaited a lifetime for this moment. >> i was only expecting a winning season, so it's been a pleasant surprise. >> the team lost the game, but in the ninth inning the fans and players found out that second place atlanta had lost in pittsburg, allowing washington to cleanse the national league east division. >> it cannot get any better than that. i know we lost, but we still clenched. >> 96 wins so far. tartabull leave a d.c. team that is never finished with more wins than losses actually has a shot to finish with the best record in all of baseball. -- it is hard to believe. the 19-year-old sensation tweeted after the game, thanking d.c. and all the fans for the support. the team is not done yet. they have all the gear here. i olabanji a minute ago putting in more order. i guess it's going to be a busy day. >> a busy day for you. >> absolutely. >> let's get to jummy olabanji with more about what you might have to pay to get to the playoff games. >> i already have a t-shirt. , let him know. we are trying to keep our view
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Oct 6, 2012 7:00am EDT
claiborne. good morning to you, sir. >> good morning, dan and bianna. breaking news from new york city. five terror suspects extradited from britain are on new york soil. the men arrived in new york city early this morning. two will be in court later today in connecticut. the best known of them is able hamza al masri. he is charged for trying to set up a training camp in oregon. >>> and we have breaking news out of the vatican, that scandal that rocked the vatican. pope benedict's butler convicted this morning of stealing the pope's private documents and leaking them to a journalist. lama hasan joins us with all of the details from london. good morning, lama. >> reporter: good morning to you, ron. today, the three judges presiding over this case took just an hour and ten minutes in deliberations. and the verdict, guilty of theft. now, the pope's butler, paolo gabriele, has been sentenced to one year and six months in an italian prison. that's less than was expected, which was a sentence of four years. when the sentence was read, he showed no emotion. the pope's butler had been arrested in ma
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Oct 9, 2012 5:00am EDT
, but no major delays. looks good from dale city to 3, 95,the ramp to northbound is there.nt once you get past dale city, not bad, 15 minutes to the beltwa for 24 minutes from southbound on southbound from 695 to the capital beltway. at penn state, former assistant the ball coach jerry will be sentenced in a few hours. >> he is expected to speak at hearing along some of his victims. carter is in a satellite what sandusky is saying from behind bars. >> he has spent the past three months behind bars. he will find out today whether of his spend the rest life in prison. is expected to speak during hearing. we are hearing from him already bars.ehind jerry sandusky is headed back to outt this morning to find will spend thehe rest of his life behind bars. night before his sentencing, matt sandusky issued statement maintaining innocence. >> they can take away my life out as a monster, monster, but they away my heart. my heart i know i did not do alleged disgusting acts. >> he was convicted in june of counts of child sex abuse against 10 boys. he says he now regrets not his -- andstand in his attorney
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Oct 9, 2012 7:00am EDT
. >> the best thing to help prevent violent crime in the inner cities is to bring opportunities in the inner cities. to help teach people good discipline, good character. that is civil society. that's what charities and civic groups and churches do, to help one another. >> and do that by cutting taxes? with a big tax cut? >> those are yours, not mine. >> thank you very much, sir. >> yeah. that was strange. >> reporter: the obama campaign, also seeking to mock mitt romney for his pledge to eliminate funding for pbs, by portraying him in a tv ad, by personally going after big bird. the ad says, mitt romney taking on our enemies, no matter where they nest. george? >> we've not seen the end of that. jake, thank you very much. >>> diane sawyer and i will have live coverage of the next big debate. the v.p. candidates go at it this thursday, at 9:00 eastern, 6:00 pacific. >>> let's go to josh and the other top stories. >> good morning, all of you. we're going to begin with new information on the growing meningitis outbreak. a ninth death is being reported in tennessee. in all, 105 cases in the 9 st
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Oct 4, 2012 2:35am EDT
or leans. 60s in the central plains. and also from salt lake city over to seattle. >>> by the way, kenneth krausse, put your picture up on facebook, twitter, and see what you look like, have america -- >> did you see the picture? >> this from the guy that didn't recognize that i had specs until about -- three hours into the show the other day. >> sorry. if it's late. >>> all right, ready. this is our favorite story of the day, man. that's right. one of the rare accomplishments in baseball the reason we picked this as our favorite of the day. >> congratulations to miguel cab ra of the detroit tigers, baseball's first triple crown winner in 45 years, since 1967. >> led the american league in the three major offensive categories, batting average. home runs and rbis. cabrera, the 15th player ever to within the triple crown. >> that means the rest of the tigers can get ready to face the as in the first round. joins ted williams, lou gehrig, mickey mantle, hasn't happened since 1967, not in our generation. pretty big deal. >> some of the names. long list, mickey mantle. pretty impressive there.
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Oct 3, 2012 11:35pm EDT
, cynthia mcfadden and bill weir in new york city, this is a special edition of "nightline," one-on-one, the candidates debate, october 3rd, 2012. >> good evening, i'm terry moran. tonight, a high stakes showdown as president barack obama and mitt romney took the stage in denver to go head to head for the first time. an estimated 60 million americans tuned in to watch this critical moment in an often contentious presidential campaign with the election just 34 days away. crucial swing voters still undecided. with romney trailing in the polls, time running short, tonight could be his turning point. here's how it went down. they came out, shook hands, ready for the main event. but president obama began soft, very soft. a shoutout to the first lady. >> i just want to wish, sweetie, you happy anniversary and let you know that a year from now, we will not be celebrating it in front of 40 million people. >> romney graciously followed suit with an easy quip. >> congratulations to you, mr. president, on your anniversary. i'm sure this was the most romantic place you could imagine, here wi
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Oct 9, 2012 12:00pm EDT
in in oakland.ty the variable clouds today and of 95ne mainly west today. in kansas city, 50 in minneapolis, 51 in billings, 57 boston and 57 in raleigh. we will talk about the nationals 3, coming up. a community still trying to the death of with woodson high school senior bryan glenn. volunteers discover the 17-year-old's body just off popular trail in thaiss park a week after he went missing. search crews gathered yesterday g to canvas the park. a team of adults found the body. is family confirms it is him. spoke with said their family.o out to the >> he is so young and i still cannot believe it. sad.very >> fairfax county police say had looked in the found butwhere he was body in the see the woods. in a statement its parent bank the community, saying their hearts have been touched forever. >> a man is dead after a fight with montgomery county police that involved pepper spray. t happened monday night on shop place in clarksburg. used pepper spray to subdue a 29-year-old nathan jones after he exhibited violence and erratic behavior. he lost consciousness and died at a hospital. >> in honor of
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Oct 6, 2012 12:00am EDT
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Oct 3, 2012 6:30pm EDT
, the city of aleppo, their new york city, four car bombs killed nearly 40 people. eyewitnesses describe what felt like a series of earthquakes, giant buildings flattened. and here, a square before and after, you can see there, reduced to rubble. >>> and, in iran, something we rarely see. clashes in the streets of tehran, as hundreds of protesters take on their own government. outraged over the collapse of the iranian currency. it's taken a nose dive in the past week, down 40%. and that is a record low. and that is proof, economists say, that tough sanctions by the u.s. government, because of iran's nuclear program, are taking hold. >>> and now, we turn to a headline that sounded impossible to us today. word of yet another american airlines flight forced to land. passengers bracing for impact. in the end, the landing gear came down, but some suspicious passengers are telling us they actually wonder if pilots and other employees are negotiating their labor disputes from 30,000 feet. abc's senior national correspondent jim avila put that question to a pilot who believes in his former airline. >
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Oct 4, 2012 6:00am EDT
be had at new york city -- are now banned at new york city schools. now students are paid $1 per day to leave their cell phones at a truck. one cell phone was held up in 200 students lost their cell phones. i am guessing the majority of them have a lock system on their phones. >> you would hope the truck has some type of insurance. >> taking a look at what is happening outside. to go a little bit of light rain at scattered around on super doppler. we've been reporting rain a little bit on and off in the past hour in places like winchester frederick, camp david. the list, quantico. none of it really measurable. best chance of reaching the ground is in prince george's county. it is very light in moving off to the east. we do have a chance of rain this morning. the cloud keep us warm in the morning. looking at temperatures around 70. morning clouds and showers will give way to sunshine. high between 78-82 degrees. tonight we will cool it down with 52-60. more on the cool down and just a second, but first a check of traffic. >> we continue to block the southbound side of west ox road tra
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Oct 4, 2012 5:00pm EDT
project, no chemically treated city water. they have been shoveling and plowing, but it is only october. and there is no snow. >> it is unbelievable. >> a month after the rebuild reflecting pool was reopened, and two weeks after we read the first to show you the algae invasion the national park service has trained all 4 million gallons. officials blame it on not enough ozone. >> because we did not have derided the beginning the algae established itself -- did not have it right at the beginning the algae established itself. it is a formidable foe. >> they decided to drain, scrub, and refilled. >> it is pretty. >> probably not good they had to do it two times. >> algae was not part of this $34 million project, but most seem to take it in stride. >> one of those things. >> does not bother you? >> no, not it all. >> it will cost an additional $100,000 this money is going to come out of the national park service maintenance budget. >> thank you. >> some nasty looking staff. >> let's talk about the weather. tomorrow, it sounds like it will be a really good day if you want to get out on the na
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Oct 1, 2012 11:00pm EDT
, but they were only win away from clinching the division. >> creating a buzz in a city renowned for making history. the last time the d.c. baseball the senators, played in a playoff, fdr was president. it was back in 1954. >> i thought it was never going in my lifetime. >> but it has, and fans left the profound pride, greatest loss in history. washington nationals have best up untilat season when they moved eight years ago. extraordinarys season that much sweeter. continues during sports tonight and all the time at wjla.com . now we move on to some other tonight. dozens of occupied d.c. gathered tonight to mark the one-year anniversary of their protest. the protesters are carrying on the cause, even are no longer .llowed to campouts today during the rush-hour, they caused traffic delays. more about the man who was car and kill the northwest washington. the campus of marymount university is mourning the loss , 60-year-old rhett leverett, who is out walking his the car hit him. on campus.remembered >> that accident happened here and claimed the life of someone who loves his job. careerg was
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Oct 2, 2012 6:00pm EDT
of the rain will stay south , but theof the city fog is the story. declining visibility and very tonight and early tomorrow. all kinds of stuff is coming up for you in a few minutes. a story from nw washington tonight. americane students at were assaulted near campus. l the attacks happened in the evening orn the late early morning. the women were walking in the n massachusetts avenue when someone walked up behind them and wrote them. -- groped them. texting years after the beltway sniper attacks, we are remembering that event. gripped the area four weeks as john allen muhammad and lee killed 10 people and injured 13. >> going in picking up your , it was from school scary. >> parking in the parking lot see ifking around to .anse are any white man >> muhammad was executed in 2009. malvo is spending the rest of in prison in virginia. >> daring schedule course, you chevy caprice driven muhammed and lee boyd malvo. the collection is available for viewing and private towards scheduled for october 23. >> war tonight in the killing of four americans in libya. committee says a has requestedbya r
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Oct 3, 2012 2:35am EDT
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Oct 3, 2012 11:00pm EDT
monday morning. car inves found his city at a park. is live at the agh school where he is student. on the the latest search. last place anyone spoke to brian. he is a senior here. his dad said he left his cell morning,home on monday is out of thethat ordinary. something that is a concern, he cash on him and his not been used since sunday. >> somebody out there know something. >> an urgent plea for some in rick -- with a family plea a desperate family member. >> he needs to be found. >> it was 7:15 monday morning his brother was dropped off. i said i would find a parking spot. >> it was just another monday until brian did not come home from football practice. realized he never to school at all. his car was found abandoned in a about a mile away. serious suspicions. donut box.ncan the radio station that was last listen to. >> it was talk radio. always listens to music. >> despite three agonizing days of the team, his certain he is is alive. himoking fore and we will find him. now, the parents say they are just waiting for police their hands on from thence video docket dots. is theli
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Oct 4, 2012 11:00pm EDT
. a tonight, the mystery surrounding the disappearance is growing. fairfax pitfound in thaissfax city at park. >> we heard from fairfax county the first time today. is still listed as missing under unusual circumstances. were out herers searching the park earlier was the last place he was known to have been. his friends and families were printing of two different fires been handing out. doy do not know what else to try and help bring him home. plastering his brother's picture all over fairfax -- fairfax hoping someone knows what happened to bryan. >> i can only imagine what his family is going through. -- awful.er i want to help as much as i can. his friend has known him for five years. m as quiet buthi sweet. >> he has a good personality. he is really nice. >> efforts have intensified over last 24 hours. police combed to the park where abandoneds found morning.sday bloodhounds and a helicopter were brought in to assist. is a surveillance video up dunkin donuts. the video does not show as anyone else was in the car with him. the car, his computer, and cellphone, are all in police possession.
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Oct 5, 2012 2:35am EDT
in northern minnesota. >> 47 in the twin cities. 50s in the midwest, central plains. 77 in dallas. 80s from new or lanes to new york. and 60s from seattle to salt lake city. >>> well, bee keepers in the region of france have a bizarre phenomenon on their hand. >> they say their bees are producing honey, get this, in shades of blue and green. they can't sell any of the rainbow colored sweet stuff. a preliminary investigation links the problem to residue coming from a nearby m & ms plant. can you believe it? m & ms. blue and green honey, the latest, for french bee keepers, coping with a dwindling supply following a harsh winter. i would eat it in a heartbeat. turn into cereal, pour milk on it. i don't care. >> colored honey. >> marshmallows. >> even bees love m & ms. coming up next who wants to sell a famous bloodied sock, we'll tell you why. >> later the first beatle's song, released 50 years ago, why the fab four had to fight to record it. you are watching "world news now." ♪ i will always be true ♪ so please please love me do ♪ >> announcer: "world news now" weather brought to you by
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Oct 8, 2012 2:30am EDT
after a solution was made with bacteria. the city has been hijacked by those now making cheap copies of safer drugs. >> these individuals are no different than counterfeiters. instead of manufacturing a fake roleex, they are manufacturing fake drugs. >> and one family is praying she will pull through. >> it's just hard to see your mother. >> reporter: that recall affects more than 1,000 products, everything from drugs to simple vitamins but the company is saying there's no reason to think the other products are contaminated. >> your heart has to go out to the families, and watching his mother, elderly, battling that. and you may be impacted by this, head age, fever, tphaurba, and discomfort from bright lights, and those that have been impacted are suffering strokes on top of that, so it's very serious. >> this strain is very rare, and it's different than the typical strains than men kwraoupb skwraoeutious, but it's not contagious. >> yeah. can't be spread from person to person, but so far 32 cases in tennessee, and 20 in michigan, and then we also have 18 in virginia as well. so hope
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Oct 8, 2012 11:00pm EDT
would be delighted. i would be so appreciative. >> city official confirms to me -- they do. about the heat turning non -- turning the lake. after they turn on the heat, they get complaints from residents that it is too hot. >> breaking news from fairfax which refers to confirm found in a wooded area is back of bryan glenn. the 17-year-old was found hours ago. the discovery was made were detectives say he parked his car and then vanished. it was in this parking lot that car wase found parked one week ago today. this afternoon, about three- down thisf a mile trail, it is where the body was found. by a volunteer who d come out to help the missing search for the teenager. >> i do not know. the community are understand how the dead of and up popular trail. he had a future ahead of them. know why he would have any enemies. thought anything happen to him. >> he seemed cool. he was funny. >> an army of volunteers came to woods near the park the day after his was found here. the volunteers found the body, leaving the family and searchers devastated. there? they livedce said week, --same sp
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Oct 5, 2012 12:00am EDT
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Oct 2, 2012 12:00am EDT
went to the citi private pass page and decided to be...not boring. that's how i met marilyn... giada... really good. yes! [ jack ] ...and alicia. ♪ this girl is on fire [ male announcer ] use any citi card to get the benefits of private pass. more concerts, more events, more experiences. [ jack ] hey, who's boring now? [ male announcer ] get more access with the citi card. [ crowd cheering, mouse clicks ] [ cheers and applause ] >> jimmy: welcome back. tonight on the program, you know her from the movie "taken." she was the one who got taken. starting friday, she is at it again in "taken 2." maggie grace is here. [ cheers and applause ] and then with music from this album called "jump into life," from seattle, eclectic approach from the bud light stage. [ cheers and applause ] tomorrow night, we'll be joined by ty burrell from "modern family," chris paul from the l.a. clippers, the latest castoff from "dancing with the stars" although bristol palin got the lowest score, 666 which is the mark of the beast. interesting to see if she ops to, elects to speak to us tomorrow. is she goin
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Oct 2, 2012 7:00am EDT
. this after a number of that they are using money.gram to make the city continues to sit is to increase safety. as a little too all morning on good morning washington" -- celebratingd fans their one of their first division title since moving to d.c. in a 2005. celebrating.e despite losing the game to the phillies last night, they nl east.the news channel 8 will have war and h report in just a minutes. let us get a quick check on the commute. fromout what is happening angela foster. morning. looking at quite a few the beltway in maryland. an accident on the inner loop between connecticut avenue and georgia. causing two lanes, major delays. at nutley.6 very slow. traveling and about 395, no lanes open.ur all just slow traffic. ?ow is our forecast for today side.the wet camera here. you can see the raindrops here on the lens. moving inside the beltway and well.he district as showers to the east of manassas. skies today, occasional showers. 72 7to the 6. be warmer than that. tomorrow, in the >>> hey, everybody. i'm so excited about hosting "good morning america." i hope george and i do a cooking s
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Oct 3, 2012 7:00am EDT
in new york city, they waived the stafford act. said this is too serious a problem. we can't expect new york city to rebuild on its own. >> reporter: same with hurricane andrew in florida, he said. but -- >> what's happening down in new orleans? there's your dollars? where's your stafford act money? makes no sense. tells me the bullet hasn't been taken out. tells me that somehow, the people down in new orleans, they don't care about as much. >> reporter: beyond the accuracy of the charge, critics say the president was divisively pandering to a black crowd, by suggesting malicious discrimination against new orleans. >> people in washington, they wake up, they're surprised. there's poverty in our midst. folks are frustrated. black people, angry. >> reporter: the video also features obama extolling his then-reverend, jeremiah wright. >> a guy who puts up with me, counsels me, listens to my wife complain about me. he's a friend and a great leader. >> reporter: the obama campaign points out that in 2007, then-senator obama spoke out quite a bit in the senate on the issue of disaster relief f
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Oct 5, 2012 6:00am EDT
if they will stay open but this is the first test of a new city policy allowing extended alcohol hours before holidays to bring in more revenue. >> 6:37 and still ahead -- the prince george's county fire department is going hank. >> details on the big weekend performance coming up. [ male announcer ] who will raise taxes on the middle class? according to an independent non-partisan study, barack obama and the liberals will raise taxes on the middle class by $4,000. the sameme organizatsaion says the plan from mitt romney and common sense conservatives isnot a tax ke on the middle class." want proof? re the non-partisa study for yourself at american.com. obama and his liberal allies? we can't afford four more years. i'm mitt romney and i approve this message. >> firefighters and paramedics in prince george's county or during their part to raise awareness of breast cancer this month with specially designed pink t-shirts. you can buy one for $15 and the proceeds will go to breast cancer research. for information, find it on line at wjla.com. >> it is c
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Oct 5, 2012 5:00pm EDT
around the same size as the when you see here, 150 square feet. cities like new yorker allowing the michael apartments that are of a parkinge space. >> imagine that tiny package a stand-alone house? greta kreuz introduces us to one 150 square foot home. >> you are in the great room. this is the living room. >> welcome to her tiny house. the main floor with the seating area, kitchen and bathroom. upstairs in the loft, an air mattress. thes a rebellion against mcmansions. >> not every kid needs his own play room. it is going back where you had with people. she built it for her master's .hesis is part of the online public university system. great to be able to see has done and how applied her degree program. >> the tiny, movement has grown and it is green. it is fueled by propane. the entire house is just 150 square feet. is average american home almost 20 times bigger and difference, this one is mobile. attached to her dad's trucks, like a camper. others are stationary. it cost to $20,000 plus appliances. she will be selling it to pay back loans. love toually i would these and run
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Oct 6, 2012 12:00pm EDT
. san francisco is considering allowing apartments about 150 square feet. many cities now allow the micro apartments that are only about the size of an apartment space. it is one thing to have an apartment smaller than some people's closets. >> imagine a tiny package crammed into a stand-alone house. one woman enter 150 square foot home. >> you're in the great room. this is the living room. >> welcome to her tiny house. the main floor with seating area, kitchen, an actor. upstairs in the lot a queen size air master. is a rebellion against the mansion. >> not every kid needs his own bathroom or played from. it is one back to the days we had to enter after their family members and you get along with people. >> she built it for her master's thesis at american military university. >> i think it is great to stay in touch and feel the work that she has done and how she has applied her degree program. >> the tiny home movement has grown since the housing bubble burst. it is green. her home is fuelled by a mobil solar panel and propane. this entire house is just one out of 50 square fee
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Oct 7, 2012 6:00pm EDT
, for the mid-atlantic and northeast you can see new york city back into the 60s, almost 70 by wednesday, chicago gets another shock. it's that time of year, another cold front. >> great to have you on "gma" and "world news now." >>> to the middle east where the israeli military shot drown a drone that flew deep into the country, you see it there, the first time in six years a hostile aircraft flew into israeli airspace. not clear who launched it but hezbollah is based in leb ton and is suspected tonight. >>> a fierce enemy of the united states, hugo chavez faces the toughest election of his life today. vengzens have been lining up all day to vote in the presidential race there. chavez has been denouncing the united states as the biggest menace to our planet. he once called former president george w. bush a donkey, a coward, an immoral person. anchor jorge ramos is in venezuela tonight for the election and i spoke with him just moments ago here. jorge, great to have you with us again tonight and president chavez finding himself in his closest race yet to hold on to power. >> reporter: ab
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Oct 8, 2012 5:00am EDT
agency must anti-jihad ads. at least four metro stations throughout the city will carry these ads. hey call on metro riders to jihad. if you recall, last year during we had a similar situation when an atheist group their ads put upper against christmas. e latest ad comes after recent .urmoil in the middle east there was violence over april- israeli film. the american freedom defense initiative, which produces the ads says the group has every right to put up the ads, under amendment, so you will them sometime today. the presidential race, candidates use the road again today. bmi.y will be speaking at >> president obama has another round of fund-raisers in california. details.adley has >> and the stars came out to help president obama. bill clinton and katie perry celebrities on hand at a los angeles fund- , expecting to add $10 to the president's reelection campaign for the event. raisedma and democrats month.llion last t made a joke about debate.luster >> they perform flawlessly night after night. i cannot always say the same. [laughter] >> his rival is on the stump, drawing huge crowd
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Oct 8, 2012 7:00am EDT
in the mountains of vermont and new hampshire as well. 30 degrees in tulsa is remarkable. 15 in sioux city, 6 in laramie. highs getting into the 50s. this is a real reach for this deep cold air. and it starts to swing east. it's not just the middle of the country add the great lakes that will be feeling those temperatures over the next couple of days, we're moderating that but the chill under way now. it's an earth punch of cold air and this may be the pattern for the winter that we're mild in general but get these really deep pushes of cold air. but we'll talk more of that as we get to america's in just a minute. >> a lot of cold. >>> and to the white house now, 29 days to go. it's "your voice your vote" and mitt romney is ahead with steam in the debate. abc's david muir is here with the latest. >> both campaigns eagerly awaiting polls in those crucial battleground states of who is ahead after the political whiplash. the president lifted with that unemployment rate, now below 8%. even the president overnight reviewing his own debate performance. >> reporter: 3red obama on the west coast over
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Oct 9, 2012 5:00pm EDT
of the reason she has to enforce a city requirement that all outside companies apply for the space to be used. >> it protect me from having personal liability if anything happens if a child is hurt or injured. >> there is caution on the parent's side too. >> a possible solution would be that the city's working with the school remeasured the space that the school is using. >> that is it for abc 7 news at 5:00. new polls show the shift in the race for the white house. >> all i could think was, what a liar. he was just very good at it. >> what jerry sandusky is saying after his sentencing. >> the new starts right now at 6:00. >> live and in hd, this is abc 7 news at 6:00, on your side. >> in the battle for the white house, the first lady works to win voters in loudon county, a swing county in a swing state. this is a live look at the loudon county fairgrounds where mrs. obama is just finishing speaking with voters. a new service shows mitt romney
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Oct 5, 2012 7:00am EDT
week. and my sisters plan to come to new york city for that milestone in my journey. i truly feel and thank you for your love, prayers and good wishes. and i return it to you ten-fold. light, love, power, presence, xo. xo right back at you, robin. >> that was great. >> it is great news. our fingers are crossed. you can go to goodmorningamerica.com/robin for the latest on her journey. >>> with that, sam, how about weather and a smile? >> people on twitter this morning are asking, if we get a group together and have a team robin picture, what do we do with it? just tweet it to "gma." we'll make sure we get it on our facebook page or on tv, some place where people will see it. if you want to do that, go ahead and do it. >> and bonus points if you do it in froggy slippers. >> we have incredible stuff going on in denver this morning. when you wake up, we have early-morning pictures of a good hit of snow. about a week, a little more than a week early there. and we had a bigger hit coming on out of minnesota this morning. and that is the earliest this much snow in minnesota. so, we've go
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